Fine Balance Bodyworks
Reopening Protocols

Our goal is protecting the safety of both our therapists and clients, which has always been our highest priority. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines.



  • Appointments will be staggered to allow greater time necessary for cleaning protocols and keeping social distancing by having only one client in the space at any given time.
  • If you are experiencing a fever, cough or sore throat, please reschedule your appointment for when you are no longer symptomatic. 
  • If you have been to a COVID-19 impacted area or have been in close contact with a person affected by COVID-19, we ask that you please reschedule your appointment for 14 days past the date of contact.


Protocols for Therapists:

  • Stay home, if they are not feeling well.
  • Receive temperature checks and health screenings before the start of every workday.
  • Must wear face covering and safety glasses or face shields at all times. 
  • Uniform top to be changed after every client treatment.
  • Washing hands before and after each client with warm water and antibacterial soap for at least 20-seconds.
  • Treatment and waiting room, linens,and equipment to be cleaned and disinfected after every client treatment.
  • Use gloves when practical.
  • Sanitize bolsters, massage tables, chairs and stools.
  • Clean light fixtures and switches, doorknobs, doors and door frames with EPA certified disinfectants. Clean floors thoroughly.
  • Clean check out desk, sanitize used pens, chairs and writing surfaces.

When you arrive:

  • Arrive alone, unless accompanied by a caretaker or guardian.
  • We will text or call you when you can come up so there is only one client at a time in common areas.
  • Must wear face covering at all times, even during treatments unless unable to do so due to a medical condition.
  • Temperature checks will be done prior to treatment. If higher than 100 degrees, treatment to be rescheduled.
  • Sanitize your hands upon arrival and leaving office. Wall mounted no touch hand sanitizers are available here.
  • Heartfelt smiles and air hugs are welcomed instead of handshakes.
  • Each client must sign a liability waiver to be treated due to the COVID-19 risks.
  • Each client must sign Contact Tracing Log.

Treatment Room:

  • Baskets are provided for clothes and personal belongings will be disinfected after each use.
  • A traffic mat to massage table has been provided to walk on. Will be disinfected after each treatment.
  • If concerned with the therapist breathing on you while lying face up, a treatment shield between client and therapist is now available.
  • A table barrier is placed between sheets and table.
  • Sanitation wipes and paper towels (to use while opening doors) to be provided if you wish to further sanitize the area.
  • Fleece blankets and bath towels used for extra warmth are replaced with solar blankets which are easily sanitized.
  • “New” normal will be limiting “table talk”. Safety is an important element to your treatment.

Checking out:

  • Samples are no longer available as self-service. Please ask and we will be happy to help.
  • Credit cards, pens, chairs and anything touched by clients/therapists will be sanitized.
  • Hand sanitizer must be used before leaving.


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